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TTT#532 LRNG to Own Shakespeare at Fremont High School in Oakland
We'll be joined on this Wednesday's Teachers Teaching Teachers http://edtechtalk.com/ttt , April 26 at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT by + Johanna Paraiso , Caroline Haslanger, and Ji Lee, teachers at Fremont High School in Oakland, CA. I can't wait to talk more with them...

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We'll be joined on this Wednesday's Teachers Teaching Teachers http://edtechtalk.com/ttt, April 26 at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT by +Johanna Paraiso, Caroline Haslanger, and Ji Lee, teachers at Fremont High School in Oakland, CA.

I can't wait to talk more with them about a playlist they've been using with their students over the past couple of weeks that integrates LRNG and https://youthvoices.live in ways that we hoped would be possible: https://www.lrng.org/youth-voices/playlist/owning-shakespeare

To see some of what I mean, scroll down to the bottom of any of these podcasts, to see how we are building ways for youth to loop from a post on Youth Voices to an XP on LRNG: https://www.youthvoices.live/series/othello/ (BTW We welcome comments from all.) These educators spent this Sunday assessing badges and collecting questions about the assessment process on this playlist.

We'd love to have you join us this Wednesday, April 26 at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT in a Hangout On Air. We post the link for joining the hangout at http://edtechtalk.com/ttt just before we begin.

Last week's conversation with Joan Freese and Heather Benedict from SciGirls Code starts in biography then pivots to committed policy and well-designed professional development pointing toward the exciting implementation of Playlists, XPs, and Badges to come. Here's the archive: https://youtu.be/sbSmbw3ben4?list=PLF7D01E81E9C0D94F

Looking for more about LRNG? I've collected together in one YouTube Playlist https://goo.gl/JGjHNS the 17 episodes of Teachers Teaching Teachers http://edtechtalk.com/ttt episodes we've had with educators who are working on LRNG Playlists, XPs, and Badges. These are conversations with our colleagues in the DML 6 Competition: Playlists for Learning https://www.hastac.org/competition/dml-competition-6-playlists-learning.

See you on Wednesday, April 26 at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT at http://edtechtalk.com/ttt



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TTT#531: SciGirls building LRNG playlists, XPs, and badges for robotics, e-textiles, and mobile apps
SciGirls https://twitter.com/SciGirls will be joining us on TTT http://edtechtalk.com/ttt on Wed night, April 19 at 9 ET/8 CT/7 MT/6 PT SciGirls is an Emmy Award winning @PBSKids tv show + website + outreach program with a goal to change how girls think abo...

SciGirls https://twitter.com/SciGirls will be joining us on TTT http://edtechtalk.com/ttt on Wed night, April 19 at 9 ET/8 CT/7 MT/6 PT

SciGirls is an Emmy Award winning @PBSKids tv show + website + outreach program with a goal to change how girls think about #STEM. Made by @tpt.

They have been making LRNG https://twitter.com/wearelrng playlists, XPs, and Badges a DML Competition 6: Playlists for Learning https://www.hastac.org/competitions/winners/scigirls-code

Join Sarah Carter https://twitter.com/skcarter, Heather Benedict https://twitter.com/technovinci, Katie Hessen, https://twitter.com/katecmoritz, Joan Freese https://twitter.com/SciGirls, and Jill Arrigoni, https://twitter.com/jillarrigoni on this week's Teachers Teaching Teachers http://edtechtalk.com/ttt at 9pm ET/6pm PT. (See more here: http://national.tpt.org/about/scigirls-staff/ and https://www.hastac.org/blogs/joan-freese/2017/01/04/scigirls-code-designing-cs-playlists-girls

This project will develop four playlists leveraging digital badges that focus on e-textiles and wearable tech; robotics; mobile geospatial technologies; and computational thinking. These playlists will increase girls’ exposure to different aspects of computer science; share how the coding process is used to solve problems; provide confidence-building opportunities to design, code, and debug their own computer science projects; and connect girls with female computer science role models.

Over the past year, our project team has been determining specific technologies to use in each strand of the project, while also creating a curriculum that features unplugged activities to support computational thinking and tech-focused activities in robotics, e-textiles, and mobile apps. The technologies girls will use include: Oxobot, Sphero, Hummingbird (robotics), LilyPad (e-textiles), App Inventor and Tale Blazer (mobile Apps).

Come learn more about their amazing work!



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TTT#530 Keep Your Voice LOUD! LRNG Playlists, XPs, and Badges in Michigan
This week (Wed. April 12 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT NOTE EARLIER TIME) on Teachers Teaching Teachers http://edtechtalk.com/ttt , join + Dawn Reed + Carrie Nobis , + Dianna Baldwin and more educators from the Red Cedar Writing Project (RCWP), Michigan State Universi...

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This week (Wed. April 12 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT NOTE EARLIER TIME) on Teachers Teaching Teachers http://edtechtalk.com/ttt, join +Dawn Reed +Carrie Nobis, +Dianna Baldwin and more educators from the Red Cedar Writing Project (RCWP), Michigan State University's site of the +National Writing Project.

Dawn and the other teachers at RCWP have been building +LRNG playlists, XPs, and badges since the fall, and in March they sponsored three Saturday events where they invited youth to Keep Your Voices LOUD! https://goo.gl/QB8nLq

We will have a discussion about their March spring roll out series using LRNG https://lrng.org/o/youth-voices and Youth Voices https://youthvoices.live They will share some of their reflections and student responses.

Join us in this conversation about the work we've been doing as part of a DML 6 Grant, "Sandboxes for Learning" https://www.hastac.org/competitions/winners/sandboxes-learning
We'll also be talking about what is going across the country and the possibilities for the future too. We see the potential, and we're still exploring other possibilities for playlists too.

Share the reflections, excitement and planning on Wednesday, April 12th at 8 pm ET/7 pm CT/6 pm MT / 5 pm PT (NOTE EARLIER TIME THIS WEEK) at http://edtechtalk.com/ttt


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